Recently acquired by Symantec, Altiris provides enterprises with a scalable agentless or agent-based solution that readers say is easy to use and offers strong trend reporting. Readers touted its ability to identify policy violations and solid returns on investment. The product includes customizable policy files from organizations like NIST, CIS and SANS, and policy files for industry regulations such as SOX, FISMA and HIPAA. Readers did express some concern over installation and configuration capabilities, as well as support.
As DDoS attacks get bigger, more frequent, and more varied, new hybrid and cloud-based DDoS prevention methods are emerging, but some fear too much automation in DDoS defense may result in a loss of control.
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Smartphone and tablet use in the enterprise can help boost productivity, improve employee satisfaction and lower costs. However, it is also fraught with risk. Expert Lisa Phifer discusses the risks and rewards of going mobile in the enterprise.